The Future of Healthcare

The Rise of Virtual Primary Care: A New Era in Healthcare

How Virtual Care is Revolutionizing Patient Care and Physician Payment Models

4 min readApr 18, 2024


Digital Health
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Digital technology has riddled every aspect of our lives and healthcare is no alien to digitalization. Today, virtual healthcare has taken the stage of helping medical professionals care for their patients remotely. However, despite the overwhelming evidence for the utility of modern technology, the healthcare system has taken a conservative approach. It seems like doctors have been using their black hat attitude.

But there is an old saying: they can run but can’t hide! Right?

For decades, I practiced primary care medicine, day in and day out, 8 am to 9 pm, provided I had only 15 minutes on average to spend with my patients. I witnessed all the challenges the medical profession has to offer.

Taking care of 30–40 patients daily, solving their problems, and meeting their expectations was just one rewarding aspect of my training.

Now, after 30 years, and thousands of patients visit later, the medical profession’s reward to me is at its all-time low—just likeanother…




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